HIV-1 Genotype

Infectious Disease Laboratories:Virology

Test ID/Workstation: HVGEN MAYO

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Purple top (EDTA) tube

Collection Volume: 5.0 mL (minimum 1.5 mL)

Cause for rejection: -

Storage: Frozen

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)/DNA Sequencing

Special Instructions: Centrifuge and separate plasma from cells within 6 hours of collection.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 2-10 days

Additional Info: Reference range is available on patient report

Special Information: This test may be unsuccessful if the plasma HIV-1 RNA viral load is less than 1,000 HIV-1 RNA copies/mL plasma. If the viral load is ordered at the same time, the turnaround time for the HIV Genotyping will be delayed until the viral load is completed.

CPT Code: 87901

Synonyms: -

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